Alan LaCombe
8 Atkinson St.
Bellows Falls, VT 05101

 (802) 463-3881

Skills Inventory
* Fluent in HTML, PHP, mySQL
* Familiar with PERL

Relevant Experience & Strengths
April 1997 - Present: Self-Employed: Internet/Database programming & HTML design
* Developed web site which advertises and indexes live auctions. (BaM Auctions)
* Translated telephony training courses from Powerpoint to HTML (
* Modified existing web pages to allow for automated document delivery system (Oracle Magazine)
* Enhanced functionality of existing web databases.
* Developed and implemented database back-end to automotive and real-estate advertising service.

March 1995 - March 1997: U.S. Navy (Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Four) LAN Administrator/ Technical Support:
* Two years experience administering a Novell 3.11 local area network with 40 workstations supporting a 600 person military construction organization with no unscheduled down-time over the past six months.
* Improved and installed network design to be used as a set of standards for four networks at three sites. Supervised the installation of this design on two of the systems.
* Seven months experience supporting 68 independent workstations, including all hardware and software maintenance and upgrades.
* Performed general network and workstation maintenance and installation of upgrades, updated virus definitions regularly, and installed application revisions. Simplified and expedited most installations by designing automated installation and monitoring procedures.
* Configured and supported network printing system including seven networked printers accessible from all workstations.
* Provided help desk support for all hardware and installed applications, including MS Office, Lotus 123, WordPerfect 6.0, cc:Mail, and Internet connectivity, answering 5 to 10 calls per day.
* Designed and implemented a comprehensive Systems Security Program.
* Researched and submitted concise proposals for modernization and upgrade of the unit's network and Information Systems Program.
* Monitored supply requirements to support all areas of the unit's Information Systems Program.
* Sustained history of superior performance, dependability, and flexibility.

Education & Training
* Completed Novell Training in Novell Netware 4.11 Administration.
* Completed an Automated Information Systems Security Manager course.
* Completed two years of undergraduate study at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute pursuing a major in computer science with a GPA of 3.677.